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Dr Tamara Basarab

MB BS, FRCP

Consultant Dermatologist

Specialty
Fixed Price Packages

About

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    Dr Tamara Basarab is a highly experienced and skilled consultant dermatologist having worked in the specialty for over 25 years. Tamara graduated from Guy's Hospital in 1990. She undertook her specialist dermatology training in London, gaining a wide breadth of experience working at various hospitals. Much of her training has been at the prestigious national centre of excellence, St John's Institute of Dermatology, where she trained under some of the country's leading dermatologists.

    Tamara was appointed as a consultant dermatologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 1999, where she developed and led the skin allergy service as well as looking after dermatology inpatients and patients with dermatological emergencies. Alongside this, her job involved working at Queen Mary's Hospital Roehampton, running busy dermatology clinics and treating a wide range of skin conditions. She went on to work in the Skin Cancer Screening Clinic there and became a core member of the joint St George's and Queen Mary's Hospitals Skin Cancer Multidisciplinary Team.

    As a highly experienced dermatologist, Tamara sees both adults and children and has developed several areas of specialist interest including, acne, moles, skin cancer screening, eczema, rosacea and skin rashes alongside general dermatology. Tamara places a high value on a compassionate approach to looking after her patients, understanding the significant psychological impact skin, hair and nail disease can have on individuals. She regularly receives excellent patient feedback.

    Dr Basarab has trained numerous junior doctors throughout her career and delivers lectures and educational meetings for numerous GPs. Tamara has multiple peer reviewed publications in dermatology and has contributed to several book chapters. She has also presented at national and international meetings and received an award from the British Association of Dermatologists for one of her many presentations.

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    Acne including treatment with roaccutance, moles including dermoscopy examination, skin cancer, eczema, rosacea, rashes and all general paediatric and adult dermatology.
     
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    Numerous publications in peer reviewed journals as well as a contributor to book chapters

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    - British Association of Dermatologists
    - Royal College of Physicians
    - Royal Society of Medicine
    - British Medical Association

Practice locations

NHS base

Queen Mary's Hospital

Consults at

Monday
9am - 12pm (alternate weeks)
Friday
9am - 12pm (alternate weeks)
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